Fort Platte
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 42° 12.560 W 104° 32.249
13T E 538179 N 4673121
A marker near Ft Laramie on WY 160.
Waymark Code: WMNGT1
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 03/14/2015
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni
Views: 6

A trading post built by Lancaster P. Lupton in 1841.
Stood fifty yards to the north.

Located approx. a mile from Ft Laramie, Fort Platte lost business to the better supplied Laramie and only lasted six years.
Marker Name: Fort Platte

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Group Responsible for Placement: The Historical Landmarks Commission of Wyoming.

Date Dedicated: July 1951

Web link(s) for additional information: [Web Link]

Addtional Information: Not listed

Marker Number: Not listed

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